Michael O’Grady earned a master of science degree in physical therapy in 2001. He has worked in diverse settings including adult orthopedics, school-based physical therapy, outpatient pediatrics, and Early Intervention, as well as infant research. Mike enjoys interdisciplinary clinical work and patient/family education. He decided to apply for the DSc program to improve his skills and knowledge base so that he can teach at a university level. His vision is to collaborate with families, children, practitioners, and communities to influence positive outcomes for kids with disabilities. He has a special interest in positioning/mobility for optimal play among children with disabilities. Mike lives in Charlottesville, VA, with his wife and two teenage children.